One of the more reasonably priced pubs in the area. If the park seems familiar to you, it might be because it has featured in several other films, including 1016 , 1999 and 2006. Two bar rooms and a separate dining area. The Pergola was the product of William H Lever, later Lord Leverhulme, who made his fortune from selling soap. There are plenty of different areas to explore, from big greens to woodland and of course the famous ponds more on those coming up! West Hampstead is less grand, and was traditionally a blue collar housing neighbourhood. On Saturdays, turns into a mini-market selling a variety of things, including a second hand book stall with a fantastic selection.
This is not a district with any regular after hours nightlife, but it is not far down the hill to the neighbouring areas of where there are many late bar and dance club options. The daytime sees a cafe culture perhaps as strong as anywhere in London, and in the evening, restaurants attract visitors fom all over London, as well as neighbourhood locals. He made his film debut in the 1957 film Windom's Way. One of London's largest and most famous hospitals. The period drama 2013 was also filmed in this area.
The queues are often long though. The only cafe actually on Hampstead Heath, and a nice place to stop for a drink or quick bite after exploring the heath. The Men's Pond and Women's Pond are both part of the line of small lakes on the eastern edge of the heath known as Highgate Ponds, and the Mixed Pond is part of Hampstead Ponds on the opposite side. The West Hampstead and Swiss Cottage area has some good local restaurants. Each sale listing includes detailed descriptions, photos, amenities and neighborhood information for Hampstead. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking. The first floor is home to four out of six bedrooms, the luxury master bedroom suite with an en-suite bathroom and dressing room, all five other bedrooms are equipped with en-suite bathroom facilities.
As the last resting place for many famous Londoners, the cemetery which was also used as a filming location in 2009 has become one of London's most popular tourist attractions. No trace of vampiric remains were found on the night of the hunt, but events turned grisly later that year when the burnt and beheaded body of a woman was discovered close to the 'vampire's vault'. Bed and breakfast in an old converted Victorian building in Belsize Park. Having become monumentally rich, he purchased The Hill, a large house on Hampstead Heath. Today, it is open to all.
Check out the video, then scroll down to read more about the places we featured. Two minute walk to Swiss Cottage tube station. Been around a long time and passes the longevity test. The stunning white Regency house is open to the public, and hosts plenty of events throughout the year. Hampstead Heath is administered by the City of London Corporation, and it is worth visiting their , where there are useful trail maps and other visitor information.
There are three notable outdoor bathing ponds on the heath. Good value for this area. Offers a free panorama of Central London. A magnificent old house dating from 1667 that is administered by the National Trust. Budget guest house with 15 rooms including family options.
Primrose Hill is a quiet, stately, residential area in the south of the district bordering Regent's Park. Evenings here certainly focus around those performing arts activities. Converted townhouse within walking distance of Hampstead Village. Both of his parents were theatrical actors, but neither was particularly famous. Right in the heart of Hampstead village. Ever the shrewd businessman, Lord Leverhulme negotiated for the spoil from the tunneling to be delivered to his land, for which he was even paid a nominal fee! A wonderful, old-style independent book shop which has a second branch up the hill at 51 South End Rd. The poet John Keats lived here from 1818 to 1820 until he travelled to Rome where he died of tuberculosis, aged just 25.
He died on December 17. Actor Best remembered as 'M' in the James Bond films, Bernard Lee was a popular character player in British films throughout the 1950s and 1960s. A repertory theatre that is about as far removed from glitzy west end productions as you could imagine. But relatively benign ghost stories turned to public hysteria when rumours of a vampire emerged in the local press. This Spanish-influenced spot is much more on trend with contemporary London dining than many of its neighbours. Notable personalities buried here include Sir John Constable artist , Hugh Gaitskell Labour Party leader and Chancellor of the Exchequer , Kay Kendall actress and several members of the du Maurier family.
Actor Matthew Garber was a British child actor. Converted Victorian townhouse with 59 rooms. She was one of the world's most famous children's writers. Tomb trails are available at the church. The former home of Sigmund Freud. East Cemetery £4, West Cemetery tour and East admission £12.